Enugu State Police Command has on Sunday, November 2, 2014 declared one Ikenna Ozioko of Umuezebi, Nsukka, wanted for allegedly bathing his neighbor with acid.
In a statement signed by Mr Ebere Amarizu, the police public relations officer (PPRO) Enugu, it stated that the victim, Mr Victor Onah, and the suspect reside in the same compound and are neighbours.
“On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in Umuezebi, Nsukka, Ozioko allegedly poured a corrosive liquid substance believed to be acid on Onah over unresolved issues between both of them.
“After allegedly bathing the victim with the said substance, the suspect fled from the compound, leaving the victim unconscious.’’
“Onah was later rushed to St. Anthony Hospital, Obeachara, Nsukka, where he is still receiving treatment and is recuperating.’’
The police added that it has commenced full investigations to establish the circumstances surrounding the alleged crime and to ensure that the suspect was apprehended and charged to court accordingly.